Category Archives: TV-Game Shows

What In The World (1951-66)

Game show broadcast on WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. It ended up on PBS in the sixties.  Experts have to identify objects that appear through smoke. They are artifacts from various time periods. The experts have to identify them. The show may … Continue reading

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He Said She Said (1969-70)

Former big league catcher Joe Garagiola hosted this show that featured celebrity couples. They were playing for a couple in the audience. If their celebrity couple won then they would get a week at the Holiday Inn of their choice … Continue reading

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The Big Surprise (1955-57)

Quiz show first hosted by Jack Barry and then Mike Wallace. Since “The $64,000 Question” was such a big hit the geniuses decided to rush out an imitation. At least they offered more money…a hundred thousand bucks..  Miss an easy … Continue reading

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What Do You Want? (Unaired Pilot 1961)

Forerunner of “Tell It To Groucho” (1962). The show only lasted five months,. Once again, George Fenneman was his announcer. Groucho interviews guests who want something. They’ll also get a chance to win some money. Groucho was his usual funny … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Your Number (Failed TV Pilot 1975)

Jack Barry hosts the show where a pair of dice are used by two players in their quest for twenty-five thousand dollars. Bill and Susan are up first. They play with numbers two through twelve. Next to them are boards … Continue reading

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Dream House (1968-70)

A forty thousand dollar house is up for grabs in this quiz show where two couples compete by answering questions. Mike Darow is the emcee. Apparently many of the homes won on the show were never built. An episode from … Continue reading

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Bank On The Stars (1953-54)

Bill Cullen hosts this game show from New York where contestants are shown film clips and then asked three questions about what they’ve just seen. June 19,1954 episode –  The show starts with a clip from “Apache” with Burt Lancaster. … Continue reading

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